German court rejects 1.6 billion euro claim vs Apple by IPCom

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 28, 2014 7:34 AM

MANNHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - A German court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Apple by German patent manager IPCom claiming 1.57 billion euros ($2.15 billion) in damages.

The claim concerned a mobile telephone patent that enables mobile phones to make emergency calls even when networks are overloaded.

(Reporting Peter Maushagen; Writing by Thomas Atkins; Editing by Maria Sheahan)